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Omaima Alseesi

Artist Omaima Alseesi with some of her works at the opening of the "Daughters of Hathor" International Exhibition at Nūn Art Gallery in January 2022
Artist Omaima Alseesi with some of her works at the opening of the "Daughters of Hathor" International Exhibition at Nūn Art Gallery in January 2022

Omaima Alseesi is an Egyptian fine art painter and contemporary artist with a passion for Egyptian culture, traditions and ancient heritage. Through her paintings, she presents Egyptian life throughout the common and rural areas as well as Upper Egypt where Egypt's environment of vibrant colours is strongly reflected in the themes of her artwork.

Omaima was born in Kuwait in 1959. She received her BA in English and German languages from Al-Alsun Faculty, Ain Shams University, Cairo. She pursued a long career in English/Arabic translation at international organisations in Kuwait and Egypt, nevertheless, the brush and colours never left her hands.

Omaima is a self-taught artist using different styles of both realism and impressionism
schools. Her artwork is characterised by intimate coexistence between treating the
subject and dealing with the surface of the canvas with a variety of colour relationships
and rich touches.

Omaima has had solo exhibitions in her native Cairo and London, UK. She has also
participated in various group art exhibitions locally and globally across Europe and the
Middle East.

 

Works at Nūn Art Gallery:

Exhibited at the Nūn Art Gallery Exhibition "Daughters of Hathor"
January/February 2022
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Vintage Doors with
Arabic Calligraphy 1a
Mixed Media
20 x 80 cm
4,000 EGP
Both 7,600 EGP

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Vintage Doors with
Arabic Calligraphy 1b
Mixed Media
20 x 80 cm
4,000 EGP
Both 7,600 EGP

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Vintage Doors with
Arabic Calligraphy 2
Mixed Media
90 x 30 cm
7,000 EGP

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Vintage Egyptian
Patterns

Oil on Canvas
90 x 30 cm
7,000 EGP

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Her Memories on the
Nile

Oil on Canvas
70 x 50 cm
9,000 EGP

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Egyptian Folklore
Dancing Girls
Oil on Canvas
60 x 20 cm
3,000 EGP

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Going to the Market 1
Oil on Canvas
100 x 70 cm
18,000 EGP

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Going to the Market 2
Oil on Canvas
30 x 60 cm
5,000 EGP

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Their Gorgeous Smiles
Oil on Canvas
90 x 30 cm
7,000 EGP

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Whirling Dervish 1
Oil on Canvas
50 x 70 cm
9,000 EGP
Both 17,100 EGP

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Whirling Dervish 2
Oil on Canvas
50 x 70 cm
9,000 EGP
Both 17,100 EGP

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Baking Sun Bread with
Her Gifted Hands

Oil on Canvas
100 x 70 cm
18,000 EGP

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Collection "Wear A Painting" - Silk Satin Scarves
Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Whirling Dervishes
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Egyptian Calligraphy
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Nubian Musicians
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Vintage Patterns
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Vintage Doors
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Going to the Market
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Siwa Oasis
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Old Blue Door
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Ready To Sail
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Weaving Carpets
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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She and the Nile
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Flowers
Silk Satin Scarf
65 x 195 cm
1,500 EGP

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Omaima Alessesi at her studio in Cairo
Visit at Omaima Alessesi's studio in Cairo in 2020

Other Works available by Omaima Alseesi at Nūn Art Gallery:
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Traditional Egyptian
Rugs 1

Oil on Canvas
50 x 45 cm
5,700 EGP

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Traditional Egyptian
Rugs 2

Oil on Canvas
50 x 45 cm
5,700 EGP

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Egyptian Handmade
Kilim and Rugs

Oil on Canvas
120 x 80 cm
24,000 EGP

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Crafting Gold Jewelry
with Gifted Hands

Oil on Canvas
50 x 30 cm
3,800 EGP

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Zeina and Her Skillfully
Crafted Gold Jewelry

Oil on Canvas
30 x 60 cm
SOLD

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Traditional Egyptian
Golden Necklace

Oil on Canvas
50 x 30 cm
SOLD

Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi Omaima Alseesi

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Nubian Hand-Woven
Baskets

Oil on Canvas
60 x 50 cm
7,500 EGP

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Baking Sun Bread with
Her Gifted Hands

Oil on Canvas
100 x 70 cm
18,000 EGP

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Making Clay Pot with
His Gifted Hands

Oil on Canvas
80 x 60 cm
12,000 EGP

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Videos:

• Short video with the artworks above:

Short video with all the available artworks

Visit at Omaima Alseesi's studio in Cairo on 25/10/20, 2nd #Afternoon@Nūn:

 

Education:

  • 1980 BA in English and German languages from Al-Alsun Faculty, Ain Shams University, Cairo

 

Local Group Exhibitions:

  • 2015 Inspired by Shawky’s Poetry Exhibition, Ahmed Shawky Museum
  • 2016 Artists Initiative in Support of Egypt, Beit Hosn
  • 2016 She in Artists’ Eyes, Atelier Du Caire
  • 2016 El Sawy Salon for Small Pieces, El Sawy Culture Wheel
  • 2016 Small Artworks Exhibition, Greek Campus Gallery
  • 2016 Brush vs. Pen, Atelier Du Caire
  • 2016 Summer Group Exhibition, Duroub Art Gallery
  • 2018 Charity Exhibition for Children Cancer Hospital 57357, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum
  • 2017 Peace for Jerusalem Exhibition, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • 2017 Just Be… Exhibition organised by The National Council for Women at The Academy of Arts
  • 2018 Summer Group Exhibition, Duroub Art Gallery
  • 2018 October... A Peace Vibe Exhibition, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House
  • 2018 Eve... The Dream Exhibition, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House
  • 2018 Charity Exhibition for Children Cancer Hospital 57357, Al Ahram Art Gallery
  • 2019 SHE Exhibition, Ahmed Shawky Museum
  • 2019 Dialogue of Colors, Passion of Art Group, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House
  • 2020 She Exhibition, The Academy of Arts
  • 2021 Nūn Art Gallery Luxor, Summer Collection 2021

 

International Group Exhibitions:

  • 2016 Rotterdam International Art Fair, Netherlands
  • 2017 Word Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
  • 2017 Art Without Borders, Rome, Italy
  • 2018 Singularity of Peace, London, United Kingdom
  • 2018 First Arab Artists Exhibition, EU Man Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2019 Art Tales, The Egyptian Cultural Bureau, Embassy of Egypt in Rome, Italy
  • 2020 Be**pArt Exhibition, Atelier Montez, Rome Italy
  • 2020 Hope Exhibition, SMD Art Foundation in collaboration with Museum Art
    Gallery Mumbai, India
  • 2020 Arsenoy Contemporary Art Exhibition, Sofia University, Bulgaria
  • 2020 Salon d’Arts Plastic de La Rochelle, France
  • 2022 Daughters of Hathor, Nūn Art Gallery Woman's International Exhibition, Luxor

 

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2016 Doors of Baheyya - أبواب بهية, El Sawy Culture Wheel, Cairo, Egypt
    Through more than 45 oil paintings on canvas Omaima Alseesi presented ancient and traditional doors of Egypt and revealed the tales, people and places beyond these doors that reflect the heritage and the breathtaking beauty of Egypt, in addition to the simplicity and splendor of the Egyptian people.
  • 2018 Tales of Al-Ghandoora - حكايات الغندورة, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Ministry of Culture, Cairo, Egypt
    In this women-themed exhibition and through more than 45 oil paintings on canvas Omaima Alseesi told stories about women with various profiles and conditions. She also reflected through her brush and warm and vibrant colours how the woman adapts with her reality despite all difficulties through her optimistic perception and inner beauty.
  • 2018 Egypt… Oasis of Beauty - مصر ... واحة الجمال, Egyptian Cultural Bureau, Embassy of Egypt in The United Kingdom, London
    Through 40 oil paintings, Omaima Alseesi presented the beauty of Egypt through its warm and vibrant colours reflected in different aspects of the Egyptian life and people.
  • 2020 Gifted Hands - إيدين تتلف في حرير, Salah Taher Hall, Cairo Opera House
    Through 40 oil paintings on canvas, Omaima Alseesi shed light on the gifted hands of craftsmen and women working in handicrafts. Omaima exhibited in her paintings, as well, the wonderful products that crafted by their hands in copper, pottery, wicker, gold and wooden doors in an authentic Egyptian style.

 

Omaima Alessesi at her studio in Cairo
Visit at Omaima Alessesi's studio in Cairo in 2020

 

Collectables:

Omaima's paintings are found in some private galleries and many of her paintings
are collected by art lovers in:

  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • Dubai
  • Egypt

 

Memberships:

  • Member of Fine Art Lovers Society in Egypt

 

Press:

Article about Artist Omaima Alseesi on the occasion of her participation at our "Daughters of Hathor" exhibition in Shorouk News, Alroeya and 24.ae on 11/02/22 as well as in Al-Arab.co.uk on 12/02/22. By Haggag Salama.

Article about Omaima Alseesi in Cairo24.com on 04/01/22

Article about Omaima Alseesi

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